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The Lena Files: By Any Other Name

My assistant asks if my client if he would like anything to drink in the bubbliest voice she can conjure. I can tell she’s hoping for the answer to be no so she can scurry back to her desk and finish reading an article in Architectural Digest.  I saw the magazine sitting on her desk, she’s not very gifted at hiding. The Office Manager hires the assistants with little input from the financial reps. My job, I like. My co-workers, on the other hand, are from hell.

I’m a rarity at my company:

  1. I’m a Democrat (more anti-Republican than actual practicing democrat).

  2. I’m average height for my gender.

  3. My head is still covered by hair.

  4. I’m not overweight nor have the appearance of being due any moment.

  5. I have common sense (or uncommon sense since there’s nothing common about having sense in these parts).

  6. I don't look two decades older than my age.

  7. I’m female.

  8. I’m black.